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Mac OS X Tiger in a Nutshell by Jason McIntosh, Chuck Toporek, Chris Stone, Andy Lester

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ab [string text]

Define string when typed to be translated into text. If string and text aren't specified, list all current abbreviations.

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Note: ^M appears when you type Ctrl-V followed by Return.

    :ab ora O'Reilly Media, Inc.
    :ab id Name:^MRank:^MPhone:

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